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NHL Fortune: $65,112,700

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Net worth / salary history of Steve Yzerman, who earned US $65,112,700 (US $101,159,267 in today's dollars) in his career, ranking #62 in NHL career earnings / fortunes accumulated.

Season   Salary
($US)
In today's
$
NHL
Rank
+/-
($)
+/-
(%)
1989-90 $700,000 $1,443,468 4
Source: Canadian Press
1990-91 $1,300,000 $2,543,305 3 $600,000 86%
One-way contract.
Source: The Hockey News / Canadian Press
1991-92 $1,400,000 $2,628,341 4 $100,000 8%
1992-93 $1,500,000 $2,733,785 10 $100,000 7%
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source: The Hockey News
1993-94 $3,214,520 $5,688,254 2 $1,714,520 114%
1994-95 $1,823,126 $3,145,568 11 -$1,391,394 -43%
Lockout: NHL salary prorated for 48-game season.
Source: Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $3,703,803 $6,214,320 11 $1,880,677 103%
Source: La Presse
1996-97 $4,492,349 $7,321,183 6 $788,546 21%
Source: Guide Hockey RDS (He made $US 4,025,000 according to La Presse)
1997-98 $5,079,063 $8,091,691 7 $586,714 13%
Source: The Hockey News
1998-99 $4,800,000 $7,529,816 17 -$279,063 -5%
1999-00 $6,000,000 $9,208,884 12 $1,200,000 25%
2000-01 $8,000,000 $11,879,210 6 $2,000,000 33%
Source: The Hockey News Ultimate Fantasy Guide 2000-01
2001-02 $7,500,000 $10,828,628 18 -$500,000 -6%
2002-03 $8,500,000 $12,081,434 15 $1,000,000 13%
2003-04 $5,849,823 $8,129,346 38 -$2,650,177 -31%
2004-05 Lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
2005-06 $1,250,000 $1,692,033 257 -$4,599,823 -79%
Total:
$65,112,700

In today's dollars:
$101,159,267
NHL Rank:
62

In today's dollars:
29